Author Archives: Dennis

A San Francisco engagement session // Carah and Michael

A San Francisco engagement session // Carah and Michael

As a photographer, no matter how much you’ve scouted or what you think you’ll come away with from any San Francisco engagement session, you’ll always be surprised…if you leave yourself open to it. Chris and I met Carah and Michael at Java Beach in the city’s Sunset/Parkside neighborhood – which I love for it’s welcoming, neighborly feel… + Read More

An Indian wedding at Pebble Beach // Shivani and Saurabh

An Indian wedding at Pebble Beach // Shivani and Saurabh

Before reading any further, grab your favorite cup of tea and settle in because Shivani and Saurabh’s Indian wedding at Pebble Beach was one of epic proportions. My personal choice would be Chai Masala – black tea slowly infused with fresh ginger, cardamom pods, whole cinnamon, fennel seeds, and black peppercorns – sweetened to taste. An Indian… + Read More

A Florida destination wedding // Whitney and Terry

A Florida destination wedding // Whitney and Terry

If you like Piña Coladas, and getting caught in the rain…then you should consider a Florida destination wedding. No, seriously! Although we didn’t get caught in any rain on our trip to Clearwater, we did find it pretty easy to track down a Piña Colada; and when it’s sunny, 95 degrees, and you have a few… + Read More

A San Francisco City Hall wedding // Thy and Brandon

A San Francisco City Hall wedding // Thy and Brandon

Thy and Brandon travelled from Seattle with a few family members and a couple good friends for their intimate San Francisco City Hall wedding. Now you’re probably thinking what Brandon’s friends thought when he told them about their destination wedding venue…city hall? San Francisco’s city hall is one of the most incredible buildings in the… + Read More

The Culver Hotel wedding // Nic and Martyn

The Culver Hotel wedding // Nic and Martyn

Nic and Martyn live in Santa Monica and chose to have an intimate affair. They planned a simple yet elegant Culver Hotel wedding with the emphasis on celebrating their love in a relaxed atmosphere amongst a close group of family and friends – many of whom had travelled from Australia for the wedding. They wanted to… + Read More

A Meadowood Napa Wedding

A Meadowood Napa Wedding

The story of V&F’s Meadowood Napa wedding begins many years ago at math camp when V, from Alabama and F, from Texas, sat down to crunch some numbers. Somewhere between 9x-7i > 3(3x-7u) = …and lunch, a connection formed. Ok, so maybe it didn’t happen exactly that way, but I’d like to think it did.… + Read More

A Gardener Ranch wedding

A Gardener Ranch wedding

We couldn’t have had a more perfect day either, as we arrived at H&E’s Gardener Ranch  wedding under a resplendent spring sky. It was a day of new beginnings; The Vernal Equinox, the Persian Nowruz (or New Year), and the day that the friendship of H&E would transform into a lifetime partnership. The air was fresh and still and an… + Read More

Sonoma engagement session // Anna and Danny

Sonoma engagement session // Anna and Danny

Like us, Anna and Danny are lovers of the outdoors and nature, so shooting their Sonoma engagement session Jack London State Historic Park was a clear winner as our location choice. The 48-acre property, author Jack London called home is a very special place – beautiful and wild – situated on the eastern downslope of Sonoma mountain in the… + Read More

Malibu engagement session // Sana and Brent

Malibu engagement session // Sana and Brent

Spring is a magic time for photography, for Sana and Brent’s Malibu engagement session, and for life in general. There’s such a feeling of new life in the air and it was especially so this afternoon! Sana and Brent live in the hills east of Malibu, which makes their location extra special to them. Just… + Read More

San Francisco City Hall wedding // Elisa and Joe

San Francisco City Hall wedding // Elisa and Joe

On a brilliant Friday morning, we headed south into the city to meet Elisa and Joe for their San Francisco City Hall wedding. An hour later – unbeknownst to anyone other than Jaime and I – they emerged as husband and wife. It was our first time photographing in city hall and what an incredible energy the… + Read More

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